National Geographic, artigo científico

«The scientists who study citrus love it for its appeal, its mystery, and its drama. “There’s something fascinating, freaky, even sexy about citrus”»

«Out of thousands of wild types, only a few dozen have become commercial behemoths like the navel orange, Eureka lemon, and Mexican lime. They’re the citrus one percent.»

(Eureka lemon! Sou eu! I'm the citrus one percent.)

«The future is likely to bring more types of citrus, not fewer. “Citrus is competitive,” says citrus breeder and geneticist Fred Gmitter (...) “In the near future you’ll see a lot of outside-the-box new stuff.»

(Ok, se tu o dizes.)

The Citrus Family Tree, National Geographic